October 14, 2019

October 14, 2019


Grant Helps Create New Cybersecurity Experts

Oct. 14, 2019 UT Dallas received $4 million from the National Science Foundation to support computer science students and develop new courses to address increased threats from cloud computing and mobile devices. read more

New JSOM Hires Bring Research, Business Expertise

Hasan Pirkul Oct. 14, 2019 Dr. Hasan Pirkul, dean of the Naveen Jindal School of Management, welcomed six new tenured and tenure-track faculty members this fall. read more

Scientists Uncover Cool, New Twist for Refrigeration

Ray Baughman Oct. 10, 2019 An international team of researchers led by Dr. Ray Baughman found that by untwisting supercoiled fibers they can decrease surface temperatures of the materials. read more

Longtime Professor Becomes New Dean of EPPS

Jennifer Holmes Oct. 10, 2019 Dr. Jennifer S. Holmes, who began her academic career at UT Dallas more than two decades ago and has served in a variety of leadership roles, is the new dean of the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences. read more

UT Dallas Marks Record Level of Support

Oct. 10, 2019 In 2018, gifts from private donors totaled $145.9 million, followed by $92.6 million in 2019, marking the two most successful fundraising years at the University. read more

Axxess Creates Computer Science Scholarship Fund

Oct. 7, 2019 A company founded by alumnus John Olajide BS’04 donated $500,000 to establish a scholars program in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. read more

Physicists Shine Light on Potential Solar Cell Material

Oct. 7, 2019 Researchers altered the understanding of the fundamental properties of perovskite crystals, a class of materials with great potential as light emitters and solar cells. read more

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